Objective: Severe hypoglycemia (SH) is an acute and life-threatening complication of T1D. Factors impacting the risk of SH include A1C, eGFR, insulin dose changes, and use of MDI versus CSII. An adjunctive treatment that simultaneously improves glycemic control and reduces SH across broad groups would be beneficial for patients (pts) with T1D.

Methods: Data were pooled from two, 52-week, placebo (PBO)-controlled studies in adults with T1D in the overall population and in prespecified subgroups (Table). SH was defined using Level 3 hypoglycemia criteria and all events were independently adjudicated. Results reflect exposure-adjusted incidence rate per 100 patient-years.

Results: Sotagliflozin (SOTA) 400 mg treatment significantly reduced the overall incidence of SH by 41% vs. placebo (relative risk [95% CI] 0.59 [0.35, 0.98]). A dose-responsive reduction was observed in the overall population, and maintained in subgroup analyses (Table), regardless of baseline A1C, eGFR, or percentage reduction in daily insulin dose. Patients using MDI versus CSII alone are generally at higher risk of SH. SOTA 400mg reduced the risk of SH by 69% (relative risk [95% CI] 0.31 [0.13, 0.68]) in MDI-treated pts but did not affect the relatively low rate in those using CSII.

Conclusion: These data confirm that SOTA reduced the incidence of SH in pts with T1D, and indicates consistent dose-related risk reduction in almost all subgroups.


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